Maintenance

Maintenance
Boats require a rigorous maintenance routine. Keeping up with boat maintenance is critical to improving performance and preventing repairs. We have expert information on maintaining and repairing everything from heads to hulls.

Green Maintenance Tips

While a certain famous frog (the one with a swine fetish) once opined, “It’s not easy being green,” today’s boat owner has more options...
synthetic decking for your boat

Jump Feet First into Synthetic Decking

Treat your tootsies—and your boat—to new synthetic decking. Boat decks frequently get blasted with a witch’s brew of organic and synthetic liquids. Punishing substances— greasy sunscreen,...
bow thruster maintenance

Bow Thruster Maintenance

Proper bow thruster maintenance will ensure the best performance from your bow thruster Bow thrusters are part of what I refer to as the “silent crewmember’s...
update nav lights

Is your boat’s navigational lighting up to code?

Proper navigational lighting is crucial for safe, legal boat operation at night or during times of reduced visibility. As a marine surveyor, many of...
Lighten the load and lose the onboard weight for improved boat performance

Lose Onboard Weight

Once your boat is back in the water, don't undo the good your yard has done by carrying around unnecessary weight in your storage compartments....

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